Tag : GIAG

Society Gave It A Go: Sign Language

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While an estimated 77,000 people in the UK are native speakers of British Sign Language, ability to sign amongst those who are not deaf or hard of hearing remains low. While Sign Language interpretators are experiencing increased visibility at events such as music festivals, with artists Chance The Rapper and … Read More

Wine Society’s ‘Wine of the Week’

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LUU Wine Society President Coralie Strong returns to fill us in on what went down at their ‘David vs. Goliath’ wine event… ‘David vs Goliath’ everyone’s favourite wine event of the year was once again a huge success. With ten fantastic bottles on offer the challenge was to tell whether … Read More

Society Gave It A Go: Yoga Soc

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First term of the academic year marks a brilliant opportunity to get stuck in with all the Give It A Go events taking place in and around the union, and hopefully find something – be it sport, art or activity – that you really love. This week, Eleanor Smith tries … Read More

Society Spotlight: Veg Soc

12 months ago / 0 comments

Vegetarianism and veganism are hot topics at the moment, and with recent reports suggesting that some students are spending in excess of £25 a week on their food shop, embracing non-meat (and therefore cheaper) eating habits could be a great step if you’re feeling the squeeze. I posed some questions … Read More

Have your cake and eat it with the Baking Society

2 years ago / 0 comments

Do you love cakes? Especially free cakes? Then you should have attended the Baking Society GIAG on the 18th of October. We sampled an array of different treats, lovingly baked by the committee members. We were spoilt with a range of yummy goodies, including: ginger and lime cake, chocolate chip … Read More

Two Muggles Playing Quidditch

2 years ago / 0 comments

Unless you’ve spent the past few weeks hiding under a rock, we all know that there are an endless amount of ‘Give it a Go’ (GIAG) society sessions going on around campus. But which one to choose? Rebekah Chapman and Hannah Cowton decided to check out the Quidditch Society. Rebekah:  … Read More

What I learnt at the Marxist Society GIAG

2 years ago / 0 comments

Whether from distant or recent memories of classrooms and discussions, the term ‘Marxism’ is familiar to most of us. We’ve all heard about Marx: the philosopher, the economist, the sociologist, the journalist. We may even know the basics of Marxism: about the belief that capitalism generates a struggle between the … Read More

The Uni’s Own Coffee Society: Revealed

2 years ago / 0 comments

Bringing people together who share the same appreciation for a cup of coffee, learning about a variety of coffee from local producers based in Leeds and, the best part, a good brew made right on campus from a selection of the finest coffee beans grown across the globe. Welcome to … Read More

GIAG Review: Cheerleading

2 years ago / 0 comments

On Friday, the 30th September, the Leeds Celtics Cheerleaders hosted their Give it a Go for their Pom team in Cromer Terrace. The Pom team has participated in competitions countrywide, including in Sheffield and Birmingham last year. The Leeds Celtics even had the incredible opportunity to go to Germany earlier … Read More

Gryphon Give It A Go: Quidditch and Harry Potter Society

2 years ago / 0 comments

Harry Potter is the best-selling book series of all time, having sold over 450 million copies as well as being translated into over 70 languages. It’s only fitting that such an accomplished and popular novel series be granted its own society at the University of Leeds. As a fan of … Read More